Science-based cognitive
assessment & training

Improving the performance of the world's best players!


Even the world's best players can improve their mental performance. At Be Your Best, our purpose is to help footballers towards betterment, to be at their best.

It is possible to build competitive advantage through cognitive/mental performance and it is possible to bridge the gap to the best.

What we do is based on research and evidence, which simply means that the basis for our methods and tools is documented. We believe more in data than in gut feeling.

Be Your Best™ cognitive ASSESSMENT

Football specific tests for Perception, Decision making and Cognitive capacity.
We believe that there is an upcoming revolution in this area and that most clubs will have
ongoing cognitive assessments for all players in the years to come. Do not be left out!

Be Your Best™ COGNITIVE training

Geir Jordet's (PhD football psychology) study of Premier League players has shown that players with a high frequency of scanning/awareness prior to receiving a pass, increase their likelihood of a successful forward pass substantially. More on Norwegian researcher (Geir Jordet) and Xavi. 

This skill can be trained by Be Your Best™ Cognitive Training. Particularly pre-orientation and awareness during the last highly important seconds before receiving a pass. Alongside with fast optimal decision-making. The training scenarios are tailor made or replicas of "turning points" from real UEFA Champions League and FIFA World Championship games, while the cognitive benchmark is the world’s best players.

Other Be Your Best™ mental performance areas includes cope with success, handling pressure, cope with adversity and self-regulative learning.


You want the fun competition through Be Your Best™ leaderboards and high-score list. You want to follow individual, team and club improvements.
But most of all you want real cognitive metrics like top teams have in the physical and technical area.


Top level clubs, national football associations and individual world-class players are assessing and training cognitive and mental performance skills with Be Your Best™

After using Be Your Best™ for 3-4 months, 20 players from Norway U19 national team answered in March 2018 that they believed their cognitive performance on the pitch would improve because of the VR-training. 

They scored an average of 4,6 out of maximum 5 (on scale 1 no improvement to 5 substantial improvement). 10 days later they beat Germany U19 5-2, one of the world's best U19, thus knocking out both Germany U19 and Holland U19 whilst qualifying for the U19 UEFA European Championship 2018.


When you are investing money and time in improving on the pitch, you want it to pay off. Our approach is based on research, building on what evidence has demonstrated most effective.

Odd Skarheim is the Be Your Best™ co-founder and Chairman. Skarheim is the former chairman of Norwegian professional football club Vålerenga FC and also the founder of Attensi – the global leader in 3D gamified simulation training for large corporations (


As a consultant and speaker Geir has worked with some of the world's best players, clubs and FAs. His research has focused on what the world's best players effectively are doing.

Geir leads the international group of BeYourBest™ PhD’s that are thought leaders within their respective fields of psychology and football.

Geir Jordet holds a PhD in football psychology and is the Be Your Best™ co-founder.

‘Jordet is the world authority on ‘scanning’ ...... his PhD on the role of vision, perception and anticipation in elite performance.’

‘Arsene Wenger: Top players have radars in their heads’
- Simon Austinb /


"How virtual reality is improving decisions in soccer and in business"

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"It's designed to increase mental performance and increase match sharpness"

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"Football transfers: How clubs research social media & body language to buy players"

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"What gave Xavi Hernandez and Andrea Pirlo an edge on the rest? The secret to his vision"

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Be Your Best™ would love to hear from you if you find our proposition interesting! Please use our contact form. If you are a decision-maker in a football team, club or association, we will be in touch to find a way to demonstrate Be Your Best™ for you. 

We work globally. Our offices are located in Oslo Science Park, Gaustadalléen 21, Oslo, Norway.

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Be Your Best™ will by this years end launch a version for individual football players. Sign up for free early access version fall 2018

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