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Table 2 Training program for the Tai Chi group

From: Effectiveness of resistance training on resilience in Hong Kong Chinese older adults: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Tai Chi Warm-up (10′) Exercises (40′) Cool-down (10′)
Part I (week 1–4)
Cognitive stage
light walking and stretching Learn the following movements with the coach guidance: Repulse Monkey, Brush Knee Twist Step, Part Wild Horse’s Mane, Wave Hands in Clouds, Golden Rooster Stand on one Leg, Heel Kick, Grasp Swallow’s Tail, and Cross Hand light walking and stretching
Part II (week 5–10)
Associated stage
light walking and stretching Refine all the movements with supervision. light walking and stretching
Part III (week 11–16)
Automatic stage
light walking and stretching Play all the movement by oneself smoothly. light walking and stretching