Our Team

Karate Plus has a staff of highly competent

and friendly instructors.

Ken Valles

Founder/President of Karate Plus Ministries Inc.


Ken Valles has lived in the Colorado Springs/Woodland Park area for 30 years. He has trained in martial arts for over 40 years. This training includes: Shotokan and Seishin Kai karate, Hakkoryu and Niho Shiho Karano jujitsu, Tae Kwon Do, Judo, Tai Chi, Ninjitsu, and more.

Below are the KP Black Belts that you may have for an instructor, or see in the dojo, at testing, or special events.

Mike Weeks

KP Nidan (2nd Degree)


Weeks Sensei is the senior instructor at the Colorado Springs Dojo-Westside.


He is also the senior KP Black Belt, under Mr. Valles.

Dennis King

KP Shodan (1st Degree)


King Sensei instructs and trains at the Colorado Springs Dojo-Westside.

Mike Kirschman

Shodan (1st Degree)


Kirschman Sensei trains and assists at the Colorado Springs Dojo-Westside.