From wooden tennis rackets to the lighter graphite ones that athletes use now, over time, sports have improved with technology.
Coaches used to meet each other on the road and exchange game tape. Now, all of that is done online.
This year, there is another upgrade making coaching a little easier on the sidelines of all Georgia High School Association football games.
It's a little square that you might have sitting beside you in the living room right now.
Besides a stirring pre-game speech, and even peer pressure on the sidelines, coaches now have a new weapon - the iPad.
Across Central Georgia, we've seen coaches using the small computer to show kids what's going on after a play.