Why Yoda Broke the Rules to Train Dooku [CANON] – Star Wars Explained

Why Yoda Broke the Rules to Train Dooku [CANON] - Star Wars Explained

Jedi Master Yoda was the Grand Master of the Jedi Order, and a leading member of the Council (along Mace Windu). He wasn’t traditionally allowed to train padawans as his focus needed to be on governing the order and dealing with the Council matters, which required far too much dedication and time. So why did he break these so called rules, to train Dooku as a youngling?