BTNYPerformance under Pressure

Top performers know how to stay calm and focused under pressure. We teach clients how to recognize and regulate the processes of mind and body that can make or break a performance at a big moment. Using cutting edge technologies like biofeedback you can learn how to regulate the physiological symptoms of stress and rise to the occasion when the pressure is on.

Robert Udewitz, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, Director

We are clinical and sport psychologists who bring our expertise to clients looking to improve performance. We work with athletes, business professionals and creative individuals who are seeking tools to realize their potential. Some of our clients are dealing with performance problems stemming from stress and anxiety, while others are looking to take their performance to the next level.

We offer a tailored approach to maximizing potential and addressing personal obstacles to peak performance. We help clients reach their potential with a variety of tools.

May 15, 2018

Our recent publication in Journal of Applied Sport Psychology

Don’t Make Me Angry! A Psychophysiological Examination of the Anger–Performance Relationship in Intermediate and Elite Fencers.  We aimed to identify the effect of state-anger on precision, speed, and power components of performance during fencing attacks. We conducted a laboratory-based, single-case research experiment to test the fine motor task performance of two experienced and two elite-level […]

November 14, 2017

NYU Langone Health

I would like to thank the Sports Performance Center at NYU Langone Health for inviting me to give a speech at the Greater New York American College of Sports Medicine fall meeting on The Science Behind the Mind-Body Relationship in Sports. In this presentation I, Itzik Zur, Ph.D., discussed the nature of emotions, how they […]

September 12, 2017

Our work with a Two-time Olympian

“Deciding to work with Dr. Itzik Zur was one of the best decisions in my fencing career. As an elite athlete, mental training is equally as important as physical training. I always liked my sessions with Itzik because they were structured and I could walk away with an action plan- unlike some other people I’ve […]

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