Up until now, most trainers in Pokémon GO throw Poké Balls the standard way by flicking it or doing a nifty curve ball to capture the Pokémon. Now there is a new way surfacing that is a lot easier and is much more of a guarantee of catching it.
You are supposed to throw the Poké Ball by dragging it in an L shape and releasing like this:
The “L Throw”. A neat little trick to make catching Pokemon easier.
Pull the Pokeball to the left side of the screen.
Now release, letting go when your finger is at the height of the Pokemon.
You’ll probably wonder, “what about the curve ball?”, well you can do that also with this technique, check it out: