Go into the exam prepared, well rested, and mildly fed. Don’t over eat a big breakfast, review all of your workbooks the week before taking the exam, and practice taking exams on line with websites like massage prep.
It is always funny to listen to new massage therapists as they exit the NCBTMB exam. One says wow, that was all Kines, while another says there was no Kines, but SO MANY SHIATSU questions… Truth is, both are mistaken.
Historically, ASIS Massage Schools have done well above the national average on this massage therapy state license exam. We believe that students are best prepared if they can address their fears and anxieties around “taking tests” and “performance” prior to entering this entry level massage therapy exam.
|National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCETMB)
Major Content Areas and Percentage Weights
|Subject Area||Percentage of
|I.||General knowledge of body systems||16%|
|II.||Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and kinesiology||19%|
|IV.||Therapeutic massage and bodywork assessment||18%|
|V.||Therapeutic massage and bodywork application||22%|
|VI.||Professional standards, ethics, business and legal practices||12%|