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 . . .
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