For Gary’s 2012 birthday we decided to return to Disney World and take in some of the parks we weren’t able to visit when we were there earlier that year for Nicole’s birthday. Over at Disney Hollywood Studios we couldn’t get enough of the Star Tours ride, but did stop long enough to grab some footage of the Jedi Academy and the padawan training. Typically sixteen or more children are picked from the audience to participate. We however were sad that it’s only open to kids as I’m sure we’re not the only adults who’d love the chance at it. Here’s the short version of the footage showcasing some of the trainees and their humorous Jedi instructor (runs just over 5 1/4 minutes long). Disney however is rumored to be planning a redesign to expand the show on the former location of the Sounds Dangerous! attraction.

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