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Emma Murray

Emma Murray is currently the high performance mind coach for the Richmond Football Club and St Kilda Football Club as well as working with individual athletes in pursuit of Olympic success. Considered as a leading performance mindset coach she also delivers workshops to large corporate organisations, high level executives, VCE students and performers of the arts.

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Testimonials for Emma Murray

Emma, delivered a very powerful message, and every one walked away with a new skill that they can incorporate into their lives. Just Brilliant, and so valuable, Thanks Emma
Nelson Alexander Real Estate

 

Outstanding, honest, real and highly motivational.
Queensland University of Technology

 

Emma was the main guest at our major fundraising ball in October. I knew from her recent experience with her son Will’s spinal injury that she had first hand experience in the spinal unit at the Royal Children's Hospital. Simply put Emma was amazing!! Her honesty, empathy and information combined with humour was captivating. This was obviously a very hard subject for Emma to speak on, but she put her audience at ease and received a standing ovation at the completion of her speech. Emma is passionate, not only about her son Will and her family, but also her other great passion teaching mindfulness. Her knowledge on mindfulness is extensive and has great examples to share with her connection with the Richmond Football Club. She has the ability to hold an audience from the minute she starts and I could not recommend her highly enough for any future public speaking engagements she partakes. As a committee, we were thoroughly grateful to have had Emma as the guest speaker for our 500 strong crowd.
Starlight Foundation

 

Emma Murray spoke at the 2016 Star Ball Melbourne in August.  The Star Ball Melbourne has been running for thirteen years and Emma’s address to the audience was by far one of the most inspiring and impactful that we have witnessed to this date. Emma spoke with complete passion and integrity from go to wow.  Her raw encounters of the Murray journey helped in providing the audience with a very small snapshot into their unimaginable story.  Emma did not waiver in her execution - her ‘matter of fact’ approach as she spoke was incredibly influential and her ability to draw upon her professional skills in Mindfulness and Health were certainly encouraging. Thank you for your amazing contribution to Star Ball Melbourne Emma - we would highly recommend you for any event in the future.
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Emma Murray Travels from VIC
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Emma Murray's Biography

Emma Murray is a qualified psychotherapist, mindfulness coach, NLP master practitioner and clinical hypnotherapist, who brings 20 years experience working with elite athletes, students and corporate executives.

 

As a former National level Netball player, AIS and VIS scholarship holder and accredited Victorian Netball League (VNL), Championship Grade Netball Coach – Emma brings to her work a personal understanding of the pressures and expectations experienced by elite athletes.

 

Emma is currently the high performance mind coach for the Richmond Football Club and St Kilda Football Club as well as working with individual athletes in pursuit of Olympic success. Considered as a leading performance mindset coach she also delivers workshops to large corporate organisations, high level executives, VCE students and performers of the arts.

 

Emma’s life recently took an unexpected turn when her 14 year old, athletically gifted son, Will, broke his neck jumping off a pier. Will is now a quadriplegic and his dream of playing AFL football has been switched to a dream of one day using his hands or standing on his own.

 

Will’s story, through Emma’s writing on social media and public speaking engagements has gained viral attention that now spans to various corners of the world. After years of teaching high performing individuals the importance of staying in the moment, Emma is getting a new perceptive and appreciation for the very importance of staying still and present. The devastating effects of quadriplegia on Will, his 3 siblings and the extended family unit has become a teaching forum which has united the community in both grief and hope.

 

Emma and Will’s dad, Nick, have taken a unique approach to spinal cord injury rehabilitation and are creating a program which fuses eastern and western medicine and surrounds Will with a team of people who’s sole objective is for Will to regain function below the injury site.

 

2 years after being told he would never feel or move anything from the chest down, Will is living proof of the power of Emma’s work - with him using the power of his A Game to now stand unassisted … with his eyes still firmly planted on walking again in the future.

 

Emma’s story is captivating as she draws parallels between AFL football, quadriplegia and mindfulness.

Speaking Topics Include

Learn the 4 key Mindset Rules that propelled a languishing AFL Club to Premiers in under 12 months (keynote)
Emma takes the audience through the key mindset rules she introduced to Richmond Football Club to propel them to premiers in under 12 months. Her rules gives the audience an understanding of the machine in their minds so that they can better control their attention to achieve more, perform better and feel happier.

Her rules are designed to stand up under the extreme pressure of high performance, high expectation environments, giving participants real life tools to take into their lives and job for immediate impact.

Emma uses examples and stories from her time at Richmond, individual elite athletes and her own life experience with spinal cord injury, to give weight to what she is teaching.

Bringing your A Game (workshop)
Emma’s Bringing your A Game workshop follows on from the learnings in her Mindset Rules keynote. Participants will be guided through the process of finding their own A Game model as well as identifying their B Game traps. Each participant will leave with a clear process of accessing and understanding their A Game - giving them an immediate performance tool to bring into their lives.

Family tragedy and a story of survival through the use of mindfulness, perspective and determination (keynote)
Emma tells her family’s story of surviving their son’s tragic accident and subsequent quadriplegia in a way which not only captures the hearts and attention of her audience but also inspires them to switch their own perspectives and strive to change and improve the story they are currently living. Emma skilfully weaves practical skills and lessons into her presentation, bringing to life the elements of mindfulness, elite level sport, performance, gratitude and empathy.

Outside of these popular keynote presentations and workshops. Emma also offers presentations around the topics of cultivating confidence and self worth; the power of vulnerability in high performance environments; meditation and how to bring it into a busy life to improve attention control and focus; daily habits for success; using self-talk to feel better and do better; using connection for a competitive advantage.