Tiago Silva is an Exercise Physiologist with a University Degree in Sports Science, with a speciality in Kinesiology. He is the founder of Functional Paddling.
Tiago holds two SUP instructor certifications from ASI (Academy of Surfing Instructors) and IOSUP (International Organization Stand Up Paddling) since 2011.
He strongly believes in a connection between mind and movement, and his knowledge about how body moves, training methodology and proper SUP technique let him create an unique style of teaching, focused on helping people reaching higher levels of performance while staying away from injury.
Tiago has been coaching top level SUP athletes since 2013, from private training to anually following world tour athletes from all around the world.
Tiago gives SUP clinics & courses all over europe and already taught his method in countries like Portugal, USA, Spain, Italy, Denmark, Greece, Holland and Switzerland.