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Jedi Training Academy at Disneyland
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Jedi Training Academy at Disney's Hollywood Studios
Jedi Training Academy at Disney's Hollywood Studios.
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Jedi Training Academy is a festival at Disney's Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort and at Disneyland at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. It is part of the Star Wars Weekends festival at Disney World, and operates year-round at Disneyland.

Overview

Despite being featured daily throughout the year, this attaction is especially popular during Star Wars Weekends. Sixteen or more children are chosen from the audience as Jedi Younglings to participate in a training session by the Jedi Master. They are provided training lightsabers and Jedi robes. As the master completes the instruction of a simple combination of lightsaber attacks to the children, Darth Vader, Darth Maul and a pair of stormtroopers appear. Each Jedi trainee faces off in turn with either Maul or Vader until the villains retreat back to the stage, outnumbered (there was, however, one viral instance of an 8 year old girl who, rather than fighting Darth Vader, instead opted to join the dark side with him, and was subsequently led to 'the Sith Training Academy' by the understandably flummoxed Jedi Master). The children, now Padawans, are congratulated on their mastering of the Force by Yoda, then return the training lightsabers and robe, and are given a diploma for their participation. A duplicate version of the interactive show also occurs daily, as a standalone event at the Tomorrowland Terrace in Disneyland.

The Jedi Training Academy show is rumored to be redesigned into a more elaborate and extended show, at the current location of Sounds Dangerous! after the attraction closes in May 2012. This rumored version of the Jedi Training Academy will presumably feature an Audio-animatronic Yoda interacting through a Dagobah-themed set. In an interview with Disney twenty-three magazine, regarding the planning stages of future Star Wars attractions, Geroge Lucas said, "I'd love to see more Star Wars rides at Disney parks."

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Films: Sequel trilogy | VII | VIII | XI | Star Wars Rebels TV Movie | Lawrence Kasdan spinoff | Simon Kinberg spinoff

Television: Star Wars: The Clone Wars | Star Wars Rebels | Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars

Video Games: Club Penguin Star Wars Takeover | Star Wars: Battlefront (DICE) | Star Wars: Tiny Death Star | Star Wars: Attack Squadrons | Star Wars: Assault Team

Books: Star Wars Rebels: Ezra's Wookiee Rescue | Star Wars Rebels: A New Hero | Chopper Saves the Day | Ezra's Gamble | Rise of the Rebels | Zeb to the Rescue | Ezra and the Pilot | Star Wars Rebels: The Visual Guide | Star Wars Rebels: Head to Head | Ultimate Sticker Collection: Star Wars Rebels

Park Attractions: Star Tours (company) | Star Tours | Star Tours: The Adventures Continue | Tatooine Traders | Endor Vendors | Jedi Training Academy | Star Wars Weekends | Carbon Freeze Me | Behind The Force

Jedi: Luke Skywalker | Anakin Skywalker | Obi-Wan Kenobi | Yoda | Mace Windu | Qui-Gon Jinn | Aayla Secura | Shaak Ti | Plo Koon | Kit Fisto | Ahsoka Tano | Even Piell | Barriss Offee | Adi Gallia | Agen Kolar | Depa Billaba | Luminara Unduli | Stass Allie | Ki-Adi-Mundi | Mara Jade | Saesee Tiin | Bultar Swan | Fi-Ek Sirch | Pablo-Jill | Eeth Koth | Jaina Solo | Kanan Jarrus

Sith/Dark Jedi: Darth Vader | Palpatine | Darth Maul | Count Dooku | Inquisitor | Jacen Solo

Bounty Hunters: Boba Fett | Bossk | Dengar | Zuckuss | Greedo | Jango Fett | Zam Wesell | Aurra Sing | Durge

Clones/Stormtroopers: Clone Troopers | Captain Rex | Stormtroopers | Snowtroopers | Scout Troopers

Other Characters: Princess Leia Organa | Han Solo | Chewbacca | Lando Calrissian | Padmé Amidala | Jar Jar Binks | Grand Moff Tarkin | Bail Organa | General Grievous | Admiral Ackbar | Mon Mothma | Wedge Antilles | Wicket W. Warrick | Admiral Ozzel | Watto | TIE Fighter Pilots | Wat Tambor | San Hill | Jek Porkins | Dash Rendar | Lushros Dofine | Sabé | Sebulba | | Garindan | Taun We | Clegg Holdfast | Cordé | Fodesinbeed Annodue | Ark "Bumpy" Roose | Arvel Crynyd | Captain Tarpals | Gasgano | Dud Bolt | Chief Chirpa | Beru Whitesun Lars | General Rieekan | Garvin Dreis | Nute Gunray | Bib Fortuna | Ben Quadinaros | Figran D'an and the Modal Nodes | AT-AT drivers | Dannl Faytonni | Elan Mak | Joh Yowza | Owen Lars | Wan Sandage | Teemto Pagalies | Ric Olie | Orn Free Taa | Ody Mandrell | Mawhonic | Lott Dod | Lama Su | Logray | Mars Guo | Boss Nass | Ratts Tyrell | Captain Typho | Ponda Baba | Emperor's Royal Guard | Ezra Bridger | Zeb Orrelios | Sabine Wren | Hera Syndulla | Agent Kallus

Droids: R2-D2 | C-3PO | RX-24 | G2-9T | G2-4T | Aly San San | 4-LOM | IG-88 | Battle Droids | Super Battle Droids | Droidekas | Pit Droids | R2-MK | Vulture Droid Fighters | Gonk droids | Chameleon Droids | 2-1B Surgical droid | EV-9D9 | Guri | Pistoeka Sabotage Droid | Hailfire Droids | OG-9 homing spider droid | DSD1 dwarf spider droid | 8D8 | LEP Servant Droid | ASN-121 | NR-N99 Persuader-class droid enforcer | Heavy Missile Platform Droid Gunship | Imperial Probe Droid | Crab Droids | C1-10P | ROX-N | WEG-1618 | AC-38 | R5-D2

Creatures/Races: Rancor | Wampa | Sarlacc | Tauntaun | Krayt Dragon | Bantha | Ewoks | Wookiees | Gungans | Polis Massan | Twi'Leks | Jawas | Hutts | Togruta | Toydarians | Kaminoans | Gamorreans | Klatooinians | Dressellian | Nelvaanians | Gran | Aqualish | Dugs | Ithorian | Nikto | Quarren | Rodians | Ugnaughts | Umbarans | Weequay | Tusken Raiders | Mon Calamari | Geonosians | Aleena | Ronto | Massiff | Kaadu | Dragonsnake | Can-Cell | Blurrg | Falumpaset | Mastiff Phalone | Mynock | Womp Rats | Anooba | Gundark | Dianoga | Dewbacks | Space Slug | Scurrier | Duros | Acklay | Dactillion | Gor | Orray | Aiwha | Nexu | Fambaa | Boga | Duros | Sith (species)

Organizations: Rebel Alliance | Galactic Empire | Jedi | Jedi Council | Confederacy of Independent Systems | Sith | Galactic Republic | Mandalorian | New Republic

Objects/Weapons: Lightsaber

Spacecrafts/Vehicles: StarSpeeder 3000 | Millennium Falcon | X-Wing | Naboo Starfighter | Anakin Skywalker's Podracer | Imperial Shuttle | Imperial Star Destroyer | Slave I | TIE Fighter | Jedi Starfighter | AT-ST | AT-AT | AT-XT | Super Star Destroyer | Jedi Mickey's Starfighter | Naboo Royal Cruiser | Blockade Runner | StarSpeeder 1000 | Ghost | AT-DP

Locations: Tatooine | Mos Eisley | Chalmun's Spaceport Cantina | Death Star | Alderaan | Yavin 4 | Hoth | Dagobah | Yoda's Hut | Cloud City | Bespin | Death Star II | Endor | Bright Tree Village | Naboo | Mos Espa | Mos Espa Grand Arena | Coruscant | Jedi Temple | Senate Office Building | | Senate Building | Outlander Club | Kamino | Geonosis | Utapau | Pau City | Kashyyyk | Mustafar | Polis Massa | Felucia | Cato Neimodia | Dac (Mon Calamari) | Tipoca City | Christophis | Kohlma | Grievous's Castle | Maridun | Orto Plutonia | Mandalore | Dathomir | Hypori | Harnaidan | Kadavo | Wasskah | Dantooine | Vanqor | Third Moon of Vessek | Vassek | Corellia | Korriban | Lothal

Merchandise: Star Wars: Star Tours (toy line) | Star Wars Rebels Saga Legends

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