Playfulpods - Bali Mobile Swim School

Meet our certified swim instructor!

Yogi has a passion in keeping everyone safe around water. He believes that it is very important that people of any age learn swimming skills because it can help save lives and makes people feel more comfortable around water.

Yogi Erickson Sidabutar

Teaching Experiences

Yogi has 9 years of teaching swimming experiences. He starts teaching swimming when he was studying his Master Degree in Bandung – West Java. He taught 7-15 years old kids at public swimming pool for 2 years. Then he moved to Bali and worked for Non Profit Organization teaching orphans how to swim for 2 years.

Finished his contract at Non Profit Organization, he continued teaching orphans independently how to swimming for 2 year. And since the pandemic happen until today, Yogi is working at a swim school in Bali focusing on survival swim skill and swim technique for preschool children.

Teaching Qualifications

Basic Swimming Coach License D from PRSI – Indonesian Swimming Association

Live Saving – Bronze Medallion from BALAWISTA – Life Guard Bali

First Aid & CPR from BALAWISTA Bali

Emergency Life Respondent/First Aid & CPR from PADI

First Aid & CPR from Siloam Hospital

Certified as Surfing Instructor Level 1 from ASI – Academy Surfing Instructor


Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA)

Bachelor Degree in Management


3rd Winner Junior High School 50 meters Freestyle Swim Competition 1993 Jakarta