About

Practically Tactical is a podcast and live show. Every week there is a special guest or two from the firearms industry and spend about an hour or so talking with us about guns, gear, shooting, tactics, self defense, whatever it might be!!

Let’s get to know your hosts of Practically Tactical a little better:

Nick Humphries

Born and raised in Idaho, now located in Wisconsin, Nick had a life changing event that thrusted him in search for knowledge related to firearms and self defense. That search started Practically Tactical. Nick works full time in the firearms industry and attempts to raise a gaggle of children.

Instructor Certifications:

NRA Certified Pistol Instructor

Rangemaster Certified Handgun Instructor

Completed Class Certifications:

*Alliance Police Training Shoot House Sentinel Concepts Low Light Carbine Sentinel Concepts Low Light Handgun
*Alliance Police Training Carbine Sustainment Sentinel Concepts Home Defense Shoot House Class *Sentinel Concepts Essential Handgun Employment
*Alliance Police Training Handgun Sustainment *MDFI Foundation Handgun MDFI Handgun Cover and Movement
*Alliance Police Training Handgun Diagnostics MDFI Long Gun Cover and Movement MDFI Foundation Shotgun 
88 Tactical Civilian S.E.R.E. MDFI Home Defense Shoot House *MDFI You Sucks Its Not The Gun
NAEMT's Tactical Emergency Casualty Care MDFI Low Light Handgun MDFI When Things Go Bad
Ridgeline Defense Scoped Carbine MDFI Foundation Carbine MDFI Carbine Basics 
*Centrifuge Training Vehicle CQB Sentinel Concepts Practical Urban Carbine *Immediate Action Combatives Jiu-Jitsu
Dominating The Entangled Fight Greenside Training Weaponize The Senses *Immediate Action Combatives Pugilism
*Alliance Police Training Low Light Shoot House *MDFI Introduction To Intermediate Force UNTHINKABLE with Paul Sharp and William Aprill
*Sentinel Concepts Essential Carbine Employment Sentinel Concepts UTM Home Defense * denotes taken class multiple times

Jeff Bloovman

Winner of Discovery Channel’s One Man Army, has been doing traditional martial arts for 25 years, and been a student of the gun since 2004. His company, Armed Dynamics, specializes in firearms and medical training for worst case scenarios. He has a quick wit, and better hair, and wants everyone to know that Crom is shining brightly upon them.


Jesse Gullikson

Born and raised in Rockford, IL, Jesse joined the Army straight out of high school in 2005. He served as an 11B (Infantryman) with the 172nd Styker Brigade’s 2-1 Infantry, later becoming 1-24 Infantry. Jesse spent 16 months deployed to Mosul and Baghdad, Iraq in support of OIF (Operation Iraqi Freedom) III and IV (2005-2007). Upon leaving the military Jesse has continued his skills/tactics education as a responsibly armed citizen, and maintained careers throughout the firearms industry.

Military Awards and Decorations:

Army Commendation Medal

Valorous Unit Award

National Defense Service Medal

Global War on Terrorism Medal

Army Service Ribbon

Overseas Service Ribbon

Combat Infantryman Badge

Military Education:

Basic Combat Training One Station Unit Training (OSUT)

Combat Life Saver (TCCC)

Civilian Instructor Certs:

NRA Basic Firearms Instructor

Completed Class Certifications:

*Alliance Police Training Shoot House Sentinel Concepts Low Light Carbine Sentinel Concepts Low Light Handgun
*Alliance Police Training Carbine Sustainment Sentinel Concepts Home Defense Shoot House Class *Sentinel Concepts Essential Handgun Employment
*Alliance Police Training Handgun Sustainment *MDFI Foundation Handgun MDFI Handgun Cover and Movement
*Alliance Police Training Handgun Diagnostics MDFI Long Gun Cover and Movement MDFI Foundation Shotgun 
88 Tactical Civilian S.E.R.E. MDFI Home Defense Shoot House *MDFI You Sucks Its Not The Gun
NAEMT's Tactical Emergency Casualty Care MDFI Low Light Handgun MDFI When Things Go Bad
Ridgeline Defense Scoped Carbine MDFI Foundation Carbine MDFI Carbine Basics 
*Centrifuge Training Vehicle CQB Sentinel Concepts Practical Urban Carbine *Immediate Action Combatives Jiu-Jitsu
Dominating The Entangled Fight Greenside Training Weaponize The Senses *Immediate Action Combatives Pugilism
*Alliance Police Training Low Light Shoot House *MDFI Introduction To Intermediate Force UNTHINKABLE with Paul Sharp and William Aprill
*Sentinel Concepts Essential Carbine Employment Sentinel Concepts UTM Home Defense * denotes taken class multiple times

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