Commander is the head of alkars the spearmen; he replaces the Duke in all activities related to Alka and helps him to select the alkars.
Commander is responsible for the rehearsals. He guides the races during rehearsals and at Alka. He is responsible for the alkars’ behaviour.
His duty is to check whether each alkar is dressed properly and equipped for the Alka tournament. During rehearsals and Alka he may impose admonition to the alkars or remove the alkars from rehearsals until the Duke’s final decision. Commander has his deputy who helps him in all the mentioned activities.