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Wrestling Skills

  • Practice Warm-Up Approach
  • Tournament Vs Dual Approach
  • Offseason Concepts
  • Diet/Nutrition Concepts
Neutral Position
  • Stance
  • Motion
  • Penetration
  • Stalking
  • Hand Fighting
  • Ties
Neutral Position Offence
  • Take Downs-Leg Attacks-Level Change Attacks
  • Snap Downs
  • Set ups
  • Chain Wrestling Concepts
Counter Offense
  • Positioning
  • Head Control/Attacks
  • Trips
  • Knee Taps
  • Go-Behinds
  • Push-Pull
Director of Wrestling

Marlon Houston

Coach Marlon Houston has been involved in the sport of wrestling for 35 years. He has been coaching for 22 years. Coach Houston was a 3 time HWT Oklahoma State Champion and a High School All American for Pawnee High School. He wrestled in college for Morgan State University where he was a 2 time NCAA Qualifier. After Morgan State dropped the wrestling program Marlon Houston finished his final wrestling career at Oklahoma State University. Since wrestling in college Coach Houston started Coaching high school sports for the last 22 years. He has been involved in the sport of wrestling impacting many young kids lives from little league through the high school levels. He has been a head wrestling coach, head football coach, and head track coach throughout his career. His son, Marlon Houston Jr., won an Oklahoma State Wrestling title in 2014 and then went on to wrestle for University of Central Oklahoma.


John Smith

OSU Head Wrestling Coach

4x World Champion & 2X Olympic Gold Medalist

Oklahoma State Assistant Wrestlers and Athletes