Join over 5,000 fellow guitarists in
the world’s  #1 Fingerstyle Guitar Academy 

Does This Sound Familiar...?

You feel like you aren’t improving as much as you would like.

Your playing sounds sloppy, and you can’t play without making mistakes.

You struggle to keep the rhythm and don’t have any good song or riff ideas.

...Then Join the Movement of Modern Fingerstyle Guitarists and Change the Way You Play the Guitar Forever

  • Skyrocket your technical skills and express yourself freely through your guitar.
  • Improve your dexterity, speed and finger independence.
  • Become a much better guitarist quickly and play confidently.
  • Be able to play complex compositions cleanly and fluently.
  • Arrange and compose songs that inspire other people.
  • Learn how to create fingerstyle cover versions of popular songs.

Martin Screen

Academy Student 

"I’ve learned more in one week at the Academy than in months of practicing on my own and using YouTube!

Samuel Des Roches

Academy Student

"I’ve been at the Guitar Academy for a year, and it has been really helpful. Ten on ten!"

A New [Better] Way of Learning Fingerstyle Guitar

Discover the FCM Framework and boost your skills on the guitar by following an unusual but proven concept that brings real results - FAST.

MODULE #1  -  Modern Fingerpicking

Write impressive modern fingerpicking melodies.

MODULE #2  -  Bass Drum Technique

Learn how to play with a groove and rhythm.

MODULE #3  -  Thumb Slapping Mastery

Create a backbeat while picking melodies.

MODULE #4  -  World of Harmonics

Use harmonics beautifully in your songs.

MODULE #5  -  Body Percussion

Learn how to sound like two instruments at once.

MODULE #6  -  Left-Hand Tapping

Create full-sounding melodies with only one hand.

MODULE #7  -  Right-Hand Tapping

Stun the audience and make playing much more fun.

MODULE #8  -  Lap Style Playing

Learn how to play lap style from square one.

MODULE #9  -  Special Techniques I

Learn little-known techniques and refinements.

MODULE #10  -  Special Techniques II 

Make your playing unique so you stand out.

MODULE #11  -  Songwriting and Composition

Write beautiful songs to amaze the masses.

MODULE #12  -  Home Recording

Learn how to record songs and videos at home.

Everything You Need
in One Place

Besides the main Academy modules, you will get access to comprehensive courses, lessons, and tutorials that help you become an amazing modern percussive fingerstyle artist.


Learn Percussive Fingerstyle in this comprehensive guitar course that teaches basic techniques one step at a time. All lessons are based on a percussive guitar song you can play at the end.


You’ll get access to comprehensive song tutorials where you learn how to play well-known songs step by step and in great detail. You also get exclusive access to all the upcoming song tabs (PDF & Guitar Pro). Start today by learning popular songs, “Still Awake” and “Memories”.


The Riffbox is a collection of my best, unused riffs that have never been heard before. You’ll get new riffs every week, including video tabs and two slow play-along versions from different camera angles. Learn how to play my secret riffs.


You get 20 exciting weekly challenges to make practicing even more fun. These challenges will train your ear, show you guitar hacks you’ve never seen, teach you new genres, and challenge your skills. Believe me, you’ll LOVE them.

Resources & Detailed Slow-Motion Videos

Resources include guides, tips, downloads, special lessons, guides to buying a guitar, and much more. Slow-motion, close-up videos make it even easier to see exactly how to play crucial techniques.


Get access to my private, members-only “Fingerstyle Guitar Mastermind” group.

Ask me questions and talk to other aspiring Fingerstyle Guitarists.

Learn From World-Class
Fingerstyle Masters

In addition, these outstanding guitarists share their knowledge, wisdom, and top techniques in in-depth video courses (and TABS) with you.



Alexandr Misko

Learn How To Arrange Your Own Fingerstyle Covers of Popular Songs

Learn How to Arrange Fingerstyle Covers of Popular Songs
Alexandr Misko was named “Guitarist of the Year” at the renowned UK Guitar Show. Alex’s music videos have been viewed 200 million+ times online, and he has over 1 million followers on social media. 

In this masterclass, you’ll get a full-on crash course in every aspect of Alex’s signature playing style. You’ll leave this course with all the skills you need to start arranging fingerstyle covers and the ability to play one of Alex’s best-known pieces.



Calum Graham

Learn How to Build Upon an Original Idea by Layering Melodies, Bass Lines, and Percussion

Alberta-based guitarist and singer/songwriter Calum Graham has won major national music competitions, performed at the Olympic Games in Vancouver and London, racked up phenomenal views on YouTube, and was recently named one of the top 30 guitarists under 30 by Acoustic Guitar Magazine.

In this masterclass, you’ll learn how to build upon an original idea by layering melodies, bass lines, and percussion with an in-depth look at various techniques in some of Calum’s signature songs.



Maneli Jamal

Practice and Learn With Maneli’s Most Famous Songs and Secret Techniques

Award-winning guitarist Maneli Jamal has wowed audiences worldwide with his visual style of playing acoustic guitar. He incorporates many musical textures in his performances while keeping rhythm with his two hands.

This masterclass course will give you an in-depth look at Persian scales, unusual rhythms, and what makes Maneli’s music so special. Every technique and idea is explained in a highly detailed fashion.



Geordie Little

Learn How To Master The Lap Style Playing Technique

Learn How to Master the Lap Style Playing Technique
Guest instructor Geordie Little from Australia is primarily known for his innovative approach to the guitar. He first developed his lap style playing on the streets and has since developed and refined it on the world’s stages, performing in over 30 countries across 6 continents.

In this masterclass course, you’ll learn how to play the stunningly exotic lap-style playing technique right from the start.


This is a one of a kind offer...


Get full LIFETIME access to the one of a kind online Fingerstyle Summit including all interviews, showcases and expert lesson sections.


  • Andy McKee
  • Jon Gomm
  • Preston Reed
  • Petteri Sariola
  • Calum Graham
  • Maneli Jamal
  • Adrian Bellue
  • Tobias Rauscher
  • Mike Dawes
  • Luca Stricagnoli
  • Antoine Dufour
  • Adam Rafferty
  • Alexandr Misko
  • Trevor Gordon Hall
  • Amber Russel
  • Robin Sukroso

During these interviews and lessons these experts teach you their best tipps and tricks. They also show you their signature techniques and best riffs that you can start playing right away.

You also get all the TABs, audio files, cheat sheets and more bonuses.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn from a hand-picked selection of the best fingerstyle guitarists of our time!

Join the #1 Fingerstyle Academy and Skyrocket Your Guitar Skills

Select your plan and become a part of the fingerstyle guitar movement.
 - Test it FREE for 14 days, 100% NO RISK - 


14 Days FREE, then 29€ Billed Every Month - Cancel Any Time




(approx. 32 US Dollars)

  • Full Academy Program
  • Percussive Fundamental Course
  • Weekly Riffbox Riffs
  • Complete Song Courses
  • Weekly Challenges
  • Resources & Slow Motion Videos
  • Private Mastermind Group
  • Masterclass w. Alexandr Misko
  • Masterclass w. Maneli Jamal
  • Masterclass w. Calum Graham
  • Masterclass w. Geordie Little
  • All Future Masterclasses
  • Fingerstyle Summit Access

14-Day Money-Back Guarantee





(approx. 539 US Dollars)

  • Full Academy Program
  • Percussive Fundamental Course
  • Weekly Riffbox Riffs
  • Complete Song Courses
  • Weekly Challenges
  • Resources & Slow Motion Videos
  • Private Mastermind Group
  • Masterclass w. Alexandr Misko
  • Masterclass w. Maneli Jamal
  • Masterclass w. Calum Graham
  • Masterclass w. Geordie Little
  • All Future Masterclasses
  • Fingerstyle Summit Access

14-Day Money-Back Guarantee


Weekly lessons with a professional guitar teacher cost 100€/month on average. That’s 1200€ a year! And you don’t learn nearly as much compared to joining the Academy.

100% Money-back guarantee

When you join the Academy, you are fully protected by my money-back guarantee according to my terms and conditions.
If you don’t feel like you’ve received value and want to cancel and get a refund, you may do so anytime within the first 14 days after starting your membership. I’ll promptly send you a refund - no hassles or headaches!

Thousands of guitarists took their playing to the next level within a few months.

Here’s What They Say...

This Academy Will Change the Way You Play the Guitar Forever.

Tobias Rauscher is a professional modern percussive fingerstyle guitarist from Germany and the founder of Fingerstyle Academy. He gained worldwide attention through his popular fingerstyle videos on YouTube, now with 50 million+ video views.

Besides performing, he teaches the art of “Modern Percussive Fingerstyle” to guitarists worldwide.

  • 50 million+ video views on YouTube
  • 390,000+ subscribers on YouTube

Who’s The Academy For?

It’s for guitarists that are:

  • Advanced beginners
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Open to learning new concepts
  • Wanting to improve fast

It’s NOT for guitarists that:

  • Are absolute beginners
  • Don’t want to improve fast
  • Prefer to noodle around
  • Don’t invest in their passion

High-Quality Video & Audio Production

And, of course, all tutorials are produced in great quality to guarantee the best possible learning experience. Tabs and animations within the tutorials help support the lessons visually.

Jay Page

Academy Student

“These videos and lessons within the Academy are invaluable. It looks awesome and is extremely helpful! I highly recommend it.”

Brandon Leslie

Academy Student

“I’ve been enjoying practicing with the videos. Joining the Academy was the best thing I’ve ever done for my guitar learning.”"

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