Participants stand in the middle of the room.The trainer explains the commands and the actions that go with each. For example, when s/he calls out “Port”, everyone runs to the left.
The commands are as follows:
“Port” = run to the left
“Starboard” = run to the right
“Captain’s Coming” = stand to attention and salute
“Climb the rigging” = climb up an imaginary rope
“Man the ship” = run to the middle
“Scrub the decks” = pretend to clean the floor