The association Nishio Aikido Germany was founded in 2005. It's purpose is to retain, to back up and to spread the style of Aikido as passed on by Nishio Sensei as well as his Iaido.

Nishio Aikido Germany belonged to the SYOSEI KAI until 2005, to the SAKAMOTO JIMUKYOKU from 2005 until 2008, and since 2008 to the JOHOKUDOYUKAI of Japan.

Nishio Aikido Germany has been accepted in Japan by the Aikikai Hombu Dojo as an official Aikido association.