04:52:00 AM Aug 12th 2013
I'm having trouble understanding what this trope is supposed to be... By the name, I would assume it refers to someone who believes their fighting style is inherently stronger than another. By the (far too brief) description, I would assume it refers to series where a persons martial or physical prowess is improved only via strength training, as opposed to trying to increase their skill in the art itself. By the examples it seems... like... it refers to anyone that wishes to become better at their art to reach a goal or overcome an obstacle (which seems fairly realistic to me, personally)?
09:20:07 AM Jun 15th 2013
The examples for this are a mess. Some seem to be "a character knows kung fu", some are "a character boasts about their superior training", some are about Charles Atlas Superpower, one is just a character using this phrase metaphorically to describe his hacking skills... What is the basic trope here?