Understand your guide's commands, follow them quickly and accurately, and your team will navigate the rapids like a well-oiled machine.
- "Hard!" means do it twice as fast and with all your strength, usually because there's an obstacle in the water that you must maneuver around.
- "Stop!" tells everyone to pull their paddles out of the water.
- "Right!" means the people on the right side of the boat back paddle and those on the left side forward paddle.
- "Left!" means the people on the left side of the boat back paddle and those on the right side forward paddle.