An Unfair Advantage: Victory in the Midst of Battle (Hardcover)
Take a journey with Force Recon Marine and Pro MMA Champion Chad Robichaux as he shares glimpses into the life of special operations, professional fighting, and deep insight into this world's spiritual battles. Chad shares successes and failures experienced in Afghanistan, the MMA cage, and his biggest fights: struggling with PTSD, a near divorce, and almost becoming another veteran suicide statistic. Each chapter shares parallel stories of biblical warriors who faced similar struggles and reveals the unfair advantage that led them to victory in the midst of those battles. Discover that same advantage for the battles you face, and unlock the warrior spirit sewn in your heart by God himself.
About the Author
CHAD ROBICHAUX is a former Force Recon Marine and DoD contractor with eight deployments to Afghanistan as part of a Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) Task Force. After overcoming his personal battles with PTSD and nearly becoming a veteran suicide statistic, Chad founded the Mighty Oaks Foundation, a leading nonprofit, serving the active duty and military veteran communities with highly successful faith-based combat trauma and resiliency programs. Having spoken to over 150,000 active-duty troops and led life-saving programs for over 3,800 active military and veterans at four Mighty Oaks Ranches around the nation, Chad has become a go-to resource and is considered a subject matter expert on faith-based solutions to PTSD, having advised the Trump administration, Congress, the VA, and the highest levels of the DoD. Currently, Chad serves as the chairman for the Faith Based Veterans Service Alliance (FBVSA) collaborating with the White House on behalf of a coalition of faith-based Veteran Service Organizations, and is a surrogate speaker and national board member for Veterans Coalition for Trump. Chad has written five books related to veteran care, donating over 100,000 copies to the troops during his resiliency speaking tours. He is regularly featured on national media, such as Fox News, OANN, The O'Reilly Factor, The Blaze, TBN, The 700 Club, USA Today and has appeared in a short film by I Am Second. Currently, a life-story motion picture is being produced based on the stories in this book. In addition to Chad's military service, he is a former federal agent and law enforcement officer who was awarded the Medal of Valor for bravery. Chad is married to his wife, Kathy, and they have a daughter and two sons. Hunter is a third-generation Marine Combat veteran in the Robichaux family. Chad and his two sons are lifelong martial artists. Chad is a third degree Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt under Carlson Gracie Jr. and is a former Professional Mixed Martial Arts Champion, having competed at the highest levels of the sport.