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* Happens in ''Manga/RosarioToVampire'', a couple times. [[spoiler:The first time with Tsukune being trained by Ruby and Moka. The second time, Tsukune is trained by Touhou Fuhai.]]

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* Happens in ''Manga/RosarioToVampire'', ''Manga/RosarioPlusVampire'', a couple times. [[spoiler:The first time with Tsukune being trained by Ruby and Moka. The second time, Tsukune is trained by Touhou Fuhai.]]


* In ''Leon'', known in some areas as ''Film/TheProfessional,'' a young girl asks to be taught a hitman's skills in order avenge her brother's death.

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* In ''Leon'', known in some areas as ''Film/TheProfessional,'' a young girl Mathilda asks Leon to be taught trained as a hitman's skills hitwoman in order to avenge her brother's death.death at the hands of [[NaughtyNarcs Stansfield]] and [[DirtyCop his crew]].


* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima.'' Negi is already quite good at the start of the manga (it's suspected that he's been training from age four), but it really gets serious when he asks [[DrillSergeantNasty Evangeline]] to teach him.

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* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima.'' ''Manga/NegimaMagisterNegiMagi'': Negi is already quite good at the start of the manga (it's suspected that he's been training from age four), but it really gets serious when he asks [[DrillSergeantNasty Evangeline]] to teach him.



* ''Manga/{{Change 123}}'' uses this trope ''twice'', both times a ''boy'' asks a ''girl'' to teach him... well, not actually how to ''fight'', since both boys do indeed have some confidence and experience in fighting (one of them is a black belt in judo and another one a fearless street brawler), but rather how to take their fighting skills to a higher level.

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* ''Manga/{{Change 123}}'' ''Manga/Change123'' uses this trope ''twice'', both times a ''boy'' asks a ''girl'' to teach him... well, not actually how to ''fight'', since both boys do indeed have some confidence and experience in fighting (one of them is a black belt in judo and another one a fearless street brawler), but rather how to take their fighting skills to a higher level.


** After [[spoiler:her sister Sara Lance]] is killed in front of her, Laurel asks Oliver Queen to train her so she can join Team Arrow. He refuses. [[GoodIsNotNice Harshly]]. Undeterred, she gets training from two other people and eventually becomes TheSixthRanger.
** After becoming estranged from her own family Thea Queen decides she is too weak and trusting, and joins her biological father Malcolm Merlyn because she is determined to become strong no matter the cost. When Thea balks at the harsher elements of his training, Malcolm realises he needs to start treating her like a student [[LoveIsAWeakness not a daughter]] and it becomes TrainingFromHell.

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** After [[spoiler:her her sister Sara Lance]] Lance is killed in front of her, Laurel asks Oliver Queen to train her so she can join Team Arrow. He refuses. [[GoodIsNotNice Harshly]]. Undeterred, she gets training from two other people ex-vigilante-turned-boxing instructor Ted Grant, and Nyssa al Ghul of the League of Assassins (Sara's former lover) and eventually becomes TheSixthRanger.
** After becoming estranged from her own family Thea Queen decides she is too weak and trusting, and joins her biological father father, supervillain Malcolm Merlyn Merlyn, because she is determined to become strong no matter the cost. When Thea balks at the harsher elements of his training, Malcolm realises he needs to start treating her like a student [[LoveIsAWeakness not a daughter]] and it becomes TrainingFromHell. Although she later becomes disillusioned with her father, she willingly admits that he did make her strong.


* In ''Fnfic/InfinityTrainBlossomingTrail'', Chloe requests Lexi's help to fight with her donut holer so that she can better defend herself against future threats on the Train and if they should ever run into the Apex.

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* In ''Fnfic/InfinityTrainBlossomingTrail'', ''Fanfic/InfinityTrainBlossomingTrail'', Chloe requests Lexi's help to fight with her donut holer so that she can better defend herself against future threats on the Train and if they should ever run into the Apex.Apex. She later asks [[VideoGame/AngelsOfDeath Zack]] for additional training and that they fight every time they cross paths.


* ''Series/{{Arrow}}'': After [[spoiler:Sara]] is killed in front of her, Laurel asks Oliver to train her so she can join his team. He refuses. [[GoodIsNotNice Harshly]]. Undeterred, she gets training from two other people and eventually becomes TheSixthRanger.

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* ''Series/{{Arrow}}'': ''Series/{{Arrow}}''
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After [[spoiler:Sara]] [[spoiler:her sister Sara Lance]] is killed in front of her, Laurel asks Oliver Queen to train her so she can join his team.Team Arrow. He refuses. [[GoodIsNotNice Harshly]]. Undeterred, she gets training from two other people and eventually becomes TheSixthRanger.TheSixthRanger.
** After becoming estranged from her own family Thea Queen decides she is too weak and trusting, and joins her biological father Malcolm Merlyn because she is determined to become strong no matter the cost. When Thea balks at the harsher elements of his training, Malcolm realises he needs to start treating her like a student [[LoveIsAWeakness not a daughter]] and it becomes TrainingFromHell.

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* In ''Fnfic/InfinityTrainBlossomingTrail'', Chloe requests Lexi's help to fight with her donut holer so that she can better defend herself against future threats on the Train and if they should ever run into the Apex.

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* In the WesternAnimation/DeputyDawg cartoon "Seize You Later, Alligator, " [[PunnyName Al E. Gator]] is having a rough time against a gator-wrestling Indian. [[LetsGetDangerous But he steps up to win]] after the Indian picks on Muskie. Al, carried home in triumph, says he's going to teach everyone how to wrestle.


* The [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Merrie Melodies]] cartoon "Count Me Out" (1939) stard Egghead as he learns to be a prize fighter using an instructional record.

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* The [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Merrie Melodies]] cartoon "Count Me Out" (1939) stard starred Egghead as he learns to be a prize fighter using an instructional record.


* The [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Merrie Melodies]] cartoon "Count Me Out" (1939) stard Egghead as he learns to be a prize fighter using an instructional record.




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* The [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Merrie Melodies]] cartoon "Count Me Out" (1939) stard Egghead as he learns to be a prize fighter using an instructional record.
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* The [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Merrie Melodies]] cartoon "Count Me Out" (1939) stard Egghead as he learns to be a prize fighter using an instructional record.

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* Series/PunkyBrewster takes boxing lessons from champ Marvin Hagler as she prepares for a fight against a school bully.

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* In ''Manga/MissionYozakuraFamily'', Taiyo goes to Futaba and asks her to help him become a spy after having a nightmare where he's powerless to stop Mutsumi from being kidnapped. To his surprise, Futaba agrees, under the condition that he manage to survive living in Yozakura's highly booby-trapped mansion for one month.

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* In the ''Literature/WarriorCats'' manga ''The Lost Warrior'', Graystripe befriends a house cat, Millie, and tells her all about his life as a [=ThunderClan=] warrior. She is so intrigued that she eventually asks him to train her to fight.


* Luke's arc as a Jedi in training (''Film/StarWars'' Episodes [[Film/ANewHope IV]] and [[Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack V]]) begins with the death of his guardian family on Tatooine, starting with Obi-Wan Kenobi as his mentor, but this trope is particularly invoked when he goes to Dagoba and trains with [[RetiredBadass Yoda]], where Yoda at first [[AdventureRebuff rebuffs his request for training]], the training is particularly challenging, and he clearly does [[TookALevelInBadass Take a Level in Badass]] when that training is finished.

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* Luke's arc as a Jedi in training (''Film/StarWars'' (''Franchise/StarWars'' Episodes [[Film/ANewHope IV]] and [[Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack V]]) begins with the death of his guardian family on Tatooine, starting with Obi-Wan Kenobi as his mentor, but this trope is particularly invoked when he goes to Dagoba and trains with [[RetiredBadass Yoda]], where Yoda at first [[AdventureRebuff rebuffs his request for training]], the training is particularly challenging, and he clearly does [[TookALevelInBadass Take a Level in Badass]] when that training is finished.

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