Hong Kong Self Defence (HKSD) is a Hong Kong Limited Company owned by International Self Defence Holdings Limited. HKSD was established by Krav Maga Expert & Martial Artist Donovan Ryan in 2015 to empower Hong Kongers to be safe, fit, healthy and confident via Self Defence training.

Donovan's vision was to create an environment where individuals can learn how to protect themselves in a safe, fun, friendly and encouraging environment while also creating a community of friendships, fitness and spirit. This vision continues to shine throughout the club and is top of mind when we are delivering self defence classes, programs and courses to Hong Kong. 

Our self defence programs include:

  • Comprehensive weekly training program for both for adults
  • Kids Anti Bullying and Self Defence program for kids ages 5 to 15
  • School Programs
  • Corporate Programs
  • VIP Protection Instruction 

The self defence system we integrate in all our classes, courses and programs is a mix of the best techniques from Krav Maga, Self Defence Systems, Martial Arts and Street Fighting skills. All our Instructors have been trained by top ranking Krav Maga Masters in Israel and Martial Arts Experts from around the world to ensure we deliver a system that is easy to learn, easy to remember and effective for everybody.

No matter what your experience level is or no matter what your gender, fitness, age, size, shape or background is, all Hong Kongers are welcome to enjoy the benefits of our training and services. 


“To empower everyone to be safe, fit, healthy and confident”


“We are committed to providing Hong Kongers the necessary skills to avoid, de-escalate, prevent and defend against violent attacks and assaults. This is done in a professional, fun, safe, encouraging and friendly atmosphere”

We are consistently innovating and bringing new self defence programs to Hong Kong and all our instructors do not stand still on the same qualifications. Our instructor team are consistently training with experts in Israel, grading and becoming better instructors for our students and members.