Colorado Springs has baseball instruction available. This refers to lessons or coaching classes to improve at the game of baseball. Baseball is essentially a bat and ball sport played between two teams. The aim of the game is to score runs by hitting a ball thrown by the pitcher, with a bat, and then touching the four bases at the corners of the diamond (the playing field). Teams take turns pitching and batting, and the team with the most number of runs wins. It is one of the most popular sports in America. Instruction in Colorado Springs can be obtained by joining summer camps or coaching camps. These can be for various age groups, and are especially popular among children. One can take lessons in a group or individual coaching to improve at the game. Some of the lessons can be for pitching, hitting, fielding, base running as well as mental conditioning.