Performing and competing can be stressful. Have you felt that moment (or many moments) of panic and anxiety before performing? Dojo U has some great resources for helping prepare for these events such as the Pipe Psych Course and the Defeat Performance Anxiety with Digital Recording Success Plan. It also helps to have some tools to use in the moment. Controlling your breath can be one way. Check out this video for a technique that you can use and why it works.