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The "Skills FOR LIFE" Series

Brett Outchcunis [ooch-KEW-nis] is a professional personality and life coach for kids.  "Ooch," as kids affectionately call him, specializes in quickly and deeply connecting with children on a level rarely accessed by other performers. His assembly programs cater to elementary and middle school students and focuses on making positive life choices for a healthy state of mind and spirit.

His "Skills FOR LIFE" programs are designed to give students tools and techniques for navigating everyday life that are easy to use and remember . . . for a lifetime.  Each show focuses on a specific life-skill that will be useful immediately, regardless of age.

In these crucially formative years, primary education is so important but teachers only have so much time in each day to meet their goals and the goals of the institution.  Ooch's "Skills FOR LIFE" programming fills in the social education gaps with the following performances . . .


positive spin

A show that teaches students how to find the positive in ANY situation and what to do when they are disappointed.

super pOwer

Embracing your own unique POWERS to overcome bullying.

secrets to being social

Fun and easy social skills tips and tricks.

This show takes the students on a journey towards self-confidence and self-expression through Ooch's personal stories of being bullied.

The show's focus is on the great power each student can develop by using his or her own unique qualities and talents, i.e., "SuperPOWERS, as Ooch calls them. These newfound "powers" are then applied to common bullying scenarios. Ooch draws parallels to the attributes of superheroes, and leaves his audience feeling "super. Just as Superman is bullet-proof, Ooch's audience learns to become "WORD-proof".

The Super-POWER Show focuses on:

  • The definition of bullying

  • How to realize when we are being a bully

  • Why we get bullied

  • What to do during and after we've been bullied

  • What to do to stop bullying

  • The power of the bystander

  • The importance of reporting the incident directly after it happens


A show about INCLUSION.

how to make a mistake

Learning how to become expert mistake-makers who know how to admit mistakes, clean them up and LEARN from them!

the secret of kindness

A show about being kind, random acts of kindness, paying it forward and the SECRET of kindness . . .


losing like a winner

Learning how to stay positive in defeat.

PERFECT is impossible. GREATNESS is within our reach.


Pick 3 components that fit your school best!


Ooch's perfectly imperfect

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