Being sick on one's opponent is an actual technique in several traditional martial arts. In some styles of kung fu it was customary to throw up on one's opponent upon their defeat whilst in shotokan karate a rarely seen technique was to projectile vomit into the face of one's opponent rendering them temporarily blinded to facilitate escape.

Originally in the Karate Kid Mr Miyagi taught Daniel LaRusso this technique through his practice of "Yaks on, facks off" but it had to be cut from the final film when the censors refused to give it a certificate unless it was removed.

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