​David Merlino, LMT, BCTMB, is a Massage Therapist in the State of Nevada. David has been preparing students to pass the MBLEx for over twelve years, and has had incredible success, focusing on technique more than content. Knowing how to take a test is almost as important as knowing the information in the test. With David's techniques, a student should be able to do well on any test!

David has worked at numerous spas, massage clinics, and with numerous athletes, all in an attempt to increase his knowledge and understanding of massage therapy.  David began his career as an educator in 2011, specifically focusing on licensing exam preparation.

David prescribes to the method of Minimal Effective Dose, only teaching students the information most likely to be seen on the exam, not information less likely to be seen. This gives students the ability to study effectively and more efficiently, which increases the likelihood of passing the exam.

In 2015, David was named Best College Instructor by the Reno News and Review.



​MBLEx Test Prep has been ranked as a Best Seller on Amazon.com, and has been adopted and approved by numerous Massage Therapy schools across the United States.

​​"I bought your book to help me study for the MBLEx.  Just took my boards yesterday and passed with a score of 774!!!  Thank you so much!  I appreciate the time and effort you put into making the instructional videos and practice exams. I recommend your book to all massage therapy students who are wanting to pass their boards!"

Passing the MBLEx.  That's the goal.  We believe in making that goal as simple as possible.  We've developed study guides and courses to allow students to have an easy to utilize path towards passing the MBLEx.

Multiple ways of studying are provided to allow students to find the optimal path towards passing the MBLEx.  Assignments, practice exams, and video lectures help to reinforce information, giving each student the knowledge required to achieve their goal.


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