Usually this is observed in fields that include compensation and measurement,
like sports, music, chess... There is no reason for those techniques not to be usable for learning in other fields, including computer related technologies.
Schools, MOOCs and learning sites could make good use of this.
Amazon.com: Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise eBook: Anders Ericsson, Robert Pool: Kindle Store
How I Used Deliberate Practice to Destroy my Computer Science Final - Study Hacks - Cal Newport
The Grandmaster in the Corner Office: What the Study of Chess Experts Teaches Us about Building a Remarkable Life - Study Hacks - Cal Newport
How do you apply deliberate practice to programming? - Quora
computer science deliberate practice - Google Search
Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect - The New Yorker