Jumping the gun, being impatient and over-zealous got many a young warrior into trouble. I'm sure. Exhuberant passion, I think is good - but it needs to be tempered with that still-point where you wait for the timing to be right.
So, I waited there with them. Wondering what the signal was, and if I would recognise it when it came. Finally, I thought to talk to them.
Here's what they said in reply:
"Shhh... Be still... Watch... Listen..."