The East Anglian Film Archive, the first and largest Regional Film Archive in England, was established in 1976. Since 1984, EAFA has been owned and operated by the University of East Anglia, Norwich (UEA), to support research and work to preserve our moving image heritage. More than 250 hours are freely available online as examples of the wide range of film which attracts interest the world over.
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Short Tennis for Children
Anglia TV report by Steve Rider in Norwich on 'short tennis', a new type of tennis to encourage children into the game.
Sport 1979 8 mins
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Sports journalist Steve Rider reports for Anglia Television in Norwich at the Trowse Training Hall where young sports enthusiasts are playing short tennis, which is a new scaled down version of the game, using a lighter plastic tennis racket and a sponge ball which is more manageable for junior tennis players. As well as some of the young participants, Rider chats to Derek Bone from the Lawn Tennis Association.
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